International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

  • Nick Heath-Brown
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is a Swissbased impartial, neutral and independent organization ensuring humanitarian protection and assistance for victims of war and other situations of violence.


International Criminal Court International Criminal Geneva Convention Supreme Council Humanitarian Protection 
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Further Reading

  1. Forsythe, David P., The Humanitarians: The International Committee of the Red Cross. 2005CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Forsythe, David P. and Rieffer-Flanagan, Barbara Ann J., The International Committee of the Red Cross: A Neutral Humanitarian Actor. 2007Google Scholar
  3. Moorehead, Caroline, Dunant’s Dream: War, Switzerland and the History of the Red Cross. 1998Google Scholar

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